2018 Schedule

11:30 AM

Welcome + Opening

Pete Comeau, Phocuswright's senior vice president, sales and marketing opens the event with a short presentation on the Phocuswright Innovation Platform and how it helps startups gain visibility, corporates connect with the most promising innovators in the industry, and investors find promising prospects.

Phocuswright Research Presentation:

The State Of Travel Startups

Michael Coletta, Phocuswright's manager, research and innovation presents insights from the upcoming State of Travel Startups 2005-2018 report, which measures founding and funding activity among global travel startups and highlights the latest trends. You’ll learn which areas are hot, how the innovation and investment focus has shifted over time, and where the biggest successes (and failures) have taken place.

11:40 aM


12:00 PM

2018 Innovators

12:00: SkyHi | Presenter: Rama Poola, CEO

12:10: Creating Revolutions | presenter: Einar Rosenberg, CIO

12:20: Triptech | presenter: Artem kubatkin, ceo

12:30: Duffel | presenter: steve domin, ceo & co-founder

12:40: TripElephant | presenter: Misha plotkine, founder

12:50: Voyhoy | presenter: jake Moskowitz, Ceo & co-founder

1:00: UNSETTLED | presenter: Johnathan kalan, co-founder

1:10: Arise | presenter: Nadim el manway, ceo

1:20: Unboundly | Presenter: david raygorodsky, Co-founder

1:30: ICM Hub | presenter: alex tange, ceo & founder

Judges Include:

Cliff Galitz, Travel Business Development Team, Google

Richard Harris, CEO & Co-Founder, Intent Media

Christina Heggie, Investment Principal, JetBlue Technology Ventures

EVAN KONWISER, Vice President, Digital Traveler, American Express Global Business Travel

John matson, Managing Director, Voyager HQ

john morhous, Chief Experience Officer, Flight Centre Travel Group Limited

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Happy hour & Awards

All sessions subject to change.